All operators involved in the carriage of dangerous goods must ensure that their staff are properly qualified to carry out their duties safely and legally. Increasingly, members are finding it necessary to be dangerous goods qualified in the three principle modes of transport – air, sea and road.

Our range of dangerous goods courses have been developed to support dangerous goods consignors and operators, whether you require awareness training or a full qualification for your staff.

With FTA’s Dangerous Goods training you benefit from:

  • assurance that your staff are qualified and competent to legally transport dangerous goods
  • training delivered by a professional team of trainers with extensive industry knowledge
  • courses that meet your needs, whatever your involvement with the transportation of dangerous goods
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Air Cargo Security course - CS and CM

All staff with unescorted access to identifiable secure air cargo will require training to some degree. Exactly which staff receive which level or module is down to the specific company to decide based on their knowledge of the operation and the rules set in place by the CAA/DfT.

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Air Cargo Security course – Known Consignor (KC)

All staff with unescorted access to identifiable secure air cargo will require training to some degree. Exactly which staff receive which level or module is down to the specific company to decide based on their knowledge of the operation and the rules set in place by the CAA/DfT.

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Air Cargo Security Courses - CASP, CO, COS

All staff with unescorted access to identifiable secure air cargo will require training. Exactly which staff receive which level or module is down to the company to decide, based on their knowledge of the operation and the rules set in place by the CAA/DfT.

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Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air

International law requires that all staff involved in the shipping, packing, documentation, carriage or handling of Dangerous Goods by Air must be trained to the required level listed in the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air. 

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Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air - Refresher Course

International law requires that all staff involved in the shipping, packing, documentation, carriage or handling of Dangerous Goods by Air must be trained to the required level listed in the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air.

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Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air Radioactive Materials Course

Those who solely ship radioactive dangerous goods need only attend the Radioactive Materials by Air course. The certificate will reflect that it only applies to radioactive shipments and is valid for two years.For those involved with other classes of dangerous goods as well, it is necessary to hold both Dangerous Goods by Air and Radioactive Materials by Air certificates. To maintain approval it is necessary to attend and successfully pass both revalidation courses. 

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Combined Air, Road and Sea Course - Multimodal Course

AIR (IATA) – Legislation requires that all staff involved in the packing, documentation or handling of dangerous goods by air complete a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approved training course. SEA (IMDG) – The regulations require that all shore based staff involved with the transport of dangerous goods by sea require training. This includes those who prepare documentation, classify, pack, mark, label and prepare shipments of dangerous goods. ROAD (ADR) – Training is required for all staff who may classify, pack, mark, or label dangerous goods which will be consigned by road. 

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Dangerous Goods - Carriage of Lithium Batteries by Air, Road and Sea

The use of lithium batteries is becoming increasingly common, powering many everyday items, ranging from wheelchairs to power tools, as well as laptops and mobile phones. There have been a number of cargo security incidents which have been attributed to incorrectly shipped batteries. This course will enable students to have a thorough understanding of the relevant regulations, which includes how to apply the special provisions, marking and labelling the shipments, completing the relevant documentation as well has handling an emergency response and relevant reporting procedure. 

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General Security Awareness Training (GSAT) – Online Training

In line with EU Requirement 2320, GSAT training has now been in existence since November 2007 and all staff working in the Security Restricted Area (SRA) of a Department for Transport controlled airport will need to hold a current certificate. Newly recruited staff will need to undergo this training as a prerequisite to applying for an airport ID pass.

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Online Air Cargo Security Training – Cargo Aviation Security Principles (CASP) and Cargo Operative (CO)

All staff with unescorted access to identifiable secure air cargo require training to some degree.There is a training syllabus specifically for Regulated Agents and their drivers (referred to as Levels: Cargo Aviation Security Principles (CASP), Cargo Operative (CO). Exactly which staff receive which level or module is down to a company to decide, based on their knowledge of the operation and the rules set in place by the CAA/DfT.

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